The Secret of Emu Plain

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Author: L.T. Meade (Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
Co-author: Robert Eustace
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,327 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 758
Added to site: 2009.08.08
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From The Oracle of Maddox Street.

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. Bell, must help me. You have solved mysteries before, but never so great a one as this. You will help me, will you not?"

"With all my heart, my child," I answered.

"Then there is not a moment to lose, let us go at once."

"No, no, Rosamund, that would be madness," I said. "If Goodwin is alive the police will get tidings of him, and if not--" my voice fell; Rosamund looked at me intently.

"Do you think I can rest so?" she said. "If you do not want to drive me mad, something must be done immediately."

"Then what do you propose?" I asked, looking at her.

"To go back with you to the plain, to examine those marks myself, to bring my woman's wit and intuition to bear on the matter. Where man may fail to discover any cause a woman may succeed; you know I am right."

"And I would take you with me gladly if it were possible, but it is not."

"Do you think anything that is possible for a man is impossible for a woman?" she said. ''We can take some food with us, and

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